Mechanical Pencil

Mechanical Pencil

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Object Name
pencil, mechanical
date made
1917 - 1924
place made
United States: Illinois, Chicago
Physical Description
silver plate (barrel; clip; cap material)
brass (eraser holder material)
rubber (eraser material)
metal, white (mechanism material)
overall: 5 in x 1/2 in; 12.7 cm x 1.27 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
Gift of Samuel Merrill
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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